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Washington Engineer is a quarterly email newsletter with a message from the dean and a roundup of research highlights, campus news, events, and media stories featuring our faculty and students.

April 2019

In the April 2019 Washington Engineer:

  • Dean's Message - The dean touches on government and industry partnerships, inspiring College of Engineering faculty and the opening of the new Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering.
  • Better DNA Storage - With a ‘hello,’ Microsoft and UW demonstrate first automated system to store and retrieve data in manufactured DNA.
  • Northwest Quantum Nexus - UW, PNNL and Microsoft coalition to bring about a quantum research revolution.
  • Pollution Inequity - Black and Hispanic Americans bear a disproportionate burden from air pollution.
  • Patel Wins ACM Prize in Computing - Shwetak Patel is recognized for contributions to sensing systems in sustainability and health.
  • Transfusion: Yes or No? - This microfluidic device measures platelet health in 2 minutes — and could help ER doctors decide if transfusion is neeeded.
  • It’s all in the twist - Xiaodong Xu and team have found that stacking 2D materials at angles creates a unique platform to study quantum optical physics.

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January, May, August, September - Special: New Faculty, November

May, July, September - Special: New Faculty, October, November

February, May, July, September - Special: New Faculty, October, November - Special: Student Projects

January, May, June (special), July, September (special), November

January, April, July, September (special), October

January, February (special), April, August, September (special), October

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